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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Wednesday April 24th, 2019 :: 08:00 a.m. PDT

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Los Angeles County Superhero Run Walk, Health & Safety Expo

**Some of the Greatest Superhero’s Fighting Crime, Serving our Community & Ensuring that Public Safety is a Priority!**
 
(San Dimas, CA) – Members of the public are invited to attend Los Angeles County Superhero Run Walk Health & Safety Expo on Saturday, April 27 at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas. The Superhero (Survive and Thrive) run and walk helps increase public awareness of victims’ rights and needs, while providing resources, support and information to empower crime victims to survive and thrive. 

WHO:  Patricia Wenskunas, Founder CEO, Crime Survivors Resource Center
            Assistant Sheriff Maria Gutierrez, Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department
            Jonathan Hatami, Los Angeles County District Attorney DDA
            Michele Daniels, Bureau of Victim Services
            Special Guests  
            Survivors of Crime
            Vendors and Resources
 
WHAT:           Crime Survivors (Crime Survivors Resource Center) Southern California’s leading Crime Victim’s support and education organization, will be hosting its Annual Superhero Run Walk - Health & Safety Expo in partnership with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
 
WHERE:       Bonelli Regional Park
                      18712 University Drive
                      San Dimas, CA 91773
 
WHEN:          Saturday, April 27th
 
           7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Health & Safety Expo
           8:00 AM Program Speakers
           8:15 AM Law Enforcement Push Up Presentation
           8:45 AM Survivors Dove Release  
           9:00 AM Run/Walk
                                
Hundreds of runners and walkers are expected from survivors and supportive citizens to members of law enforcement and other civic agencies and close to one hundred event and vendor booth sponsors are expected to participate this year. This event promises to be a day of fun, entertainment, food and drinks, free pancake breakfast, learning and even healing for some. A survivor’s dove release will take place with victims, survivors and families. Crime Survivors welcomes sponsors, vendors, volunteers, run/walkers and all are welcome to attend.

About Crime Survivors:
Mission: To provide hope and healing to victims and survivors of crime through advocacy and the support of resources, information, and empowerment from the critical time after a crime occurs through the challenges and successes of surviving and thriving.

Crime Survivor Values: 

1. We believe that no one should feel abandoned or alone and that every person is deserving of love, respect and dignity. 

2. We believe that the best way to help others with hope and healing is to work in partnership with our community, law enforcement, elected leaders, and members of the media.

3. We believe that all of us together can lift each other out of darkness and into the light of a restored heart and life. 

4. We believe that every broken heart, every hurt, every wound can be healed with love and a strong community of support.

5. We believe in hopeful healing. 

6. We believe that with faith, there is always hope.
 
Written by:  
Patricia Wenskunas
Founder CEO

Forwarded by:
Deputy Trina Schrader
Sheriff's Information Bureau - Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
211 West Temple Street,
Los Angeles California 90012
213-229-1700


 

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